When Gov. Dannel Malloy, University President Susan Herbst, and The Jackson Laboratory CEO Edison Liu persuaded the state that bringing The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine to the UConn Health campus would yield dividends for bioscience in Connecticut, even they had no idea how fast that would come true.

Barely two years after the facility opened, there are already 19 faculty at The Jackson Lab facility in Farmington, and the majority of them are collaborating with UConn physicians and researchers.